Bravery award for teen who saved 4 lives on Dhuleti

Tarang Atulbhai Mistry, 17, from Gujarat has been chosen for the coveted 'Bharat Award', which he will ill receive from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ahead of the 63rd Republic Day.

Mistry is among 22 bravehearts whose names were announced by the Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW) here Friday.

Mistry has been chosen for the award for saving the lives of four people who were drowning in the 20-25 feet deep waters of Narmada river after being swept away in the current while taking bath on the occasion of Dhuelti.

Ramdinthara, 15, from Mizoram, who sacrificed his life while trying to save his friend from drowning, is the only child to get the National Bravery Award posthumously this year.

The award is given every year to the children who show exemplary courage in difficult situations.

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